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Nigeria's University age : reframing decolonisation and development

Author: Tim Livsey
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2017.
Series: Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the world of Nigerian universities to offer an innovative perspective on the history of development and decolonisation from the 1930s to the 1960s. Using political, cultural and spatial approaches, the book shows that Nigerians and foreign donors alike saw the nation's new universities as vital institutions: a means to educate future national leaders, drive economic growth, and make a modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Livsey, Tim.
Nigeria's University Age : Reframing Decolonisation and Development.
London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Livsey
ISBN: 9781137565051 1137565055
OCLC Number: 1012343270
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction. Nigeria's University Age --
Chapter 2. Imperial Frame: Universities and the West African Roots of Colonial Development --
Chapter 3. Paradoxes of Decolonisation: University College Ibadan and the Late Colonial State --
Chapter 4. Making Modern Space: Architecture and Decolonisation at University College Ibadan --
Chapter 5. An Incomplete Elite: Student Culture, Everyday Life and Decolonisation at Ibadan --
Chapter 6. Multilateral Negotiations: Nigerian Universities, the United States, and the Cold War --
Chapter 7. Breakdown: University Development and the Nigerian Crises --
Chapter 8. Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.
Responsibility: Tim Livsey.

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This book explores the world of Nigerian universities to offer an innovative perspective on the history of development and decolonisation from the 1930s to the 1960s.  Read more...

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